FAR Eastern University downed University of Santo Tomas, 87-76, on Saturday to claim third spot in the UAAP Season 79 juniors basketball tournament at The Arena in San Juan.
Kenji Roman came up with 13 points and 14 rebounds, while Eric Jabel and Rhon Abarrientos combined for 30 points as the Baby Tamaraws scored their fifth victory in seven matches.
Adamson is on top of the team standings after sweeping the first round with a 7-0 slate, followed by National University with a 6-1 slate.
In fourth is Ateneo, which beat De La Salle-Zobel, 64-57, for its fourth win in seven games.
Romulo Berjay led the way for the Blue Eaglets with 15 points and nine boards while SJ Belangel had a solid outing with 12 points, 16 rebounds, four assists and two steals.
Second round action starts on Jan. 14.
Team standings: Adamson 7-0, NU 6-1, FEU 5-2, Ateneo 4-3, DLSZ 2-5, UPIS 2-5, UE 1-6, UST 1-6.